bulbar paralysis

noun

Medical Definition of bulbar paralysis

: destruction of nerve centers of the medulla oblongata and paralysis of the parts innervated from the medulla with interruption of their functions (as swallowing or speech)

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“Bulbar paralysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bulbar%20paralysis. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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